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In Dubious Battle – John Steinbeck

In Dubious Battle – John Steinbeck – 1936 Posted by Dave on 3/1/2003, 7:08:42 This evening I sit here by candlelight and think about the book. I will kick off this discussion now, and if any have not yet finished th...

East of Eden-John Steinbeck

East of Eden – John Steinbeck – 1952 Reviewed by: Alex  This man knows nothing about women. I love his descriptions- he can make the landscapes and towns come alive.  But I can almost not bear to read any part of th...


The Pearl – John Steinbeck

The Pearl – John Steinbeck – 1947 Reviewed by: Özlem  The Pearl is a very short, but wonderful book. Even though the story only happens in a duration of three or four days, it is still able to pull you in to the tal...

Cannery Row- John Steinbeck

Cannery Row – John Steinbeck – 1945 Reviewed by: Pete C.       Date: 20 June 2003 A light, but a very moving book. Steinbeck does a great job in taking an inquisitive look at the way different people choose to live ...


The Grapes of Wrath- John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck – 1939   Reviewed by:   A. J.        Date: 10 January 2001 The voice of a million oppressed workers. Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath” is a fictionalized a...

Of Mice and Men- John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck – 1937 Reviewed by: Lale      Date: 30 September 2001 Another GLB (Great Little Book) from Steinbeck. It is a famous story, so we all know how it will end; but it is told so movingly...